Demi Moore Divorce: Actress Wants Spousal Support After Boosting Kutcher's Earnings

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By Benge Nsenduluka , CP Reporter
March 7, 2013|3:55 pm
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    Cast member Ashton Kutcher and his wife actress Demi Moore attend the premiere of "No Strings Attached"

Demi Moore is reportedly seeking spousal support and attorneys fees and costs after filing her response to Ashton Kutcher's divorce filing on Thursday.

Like Kutcher, 34, the 50-year-old mother of three cited "irreconcilable differences" in her divorce filing and the exes are now expected to battle it out in court more than one year after they separated. Kutcher, who is rumored to be worth $140 million, is allegedly refusing to give in the Moore's financial demands and subsequently, the case could go to trial.

"Ashton made a lot of money after marrying Demi -- a lot more than she made -- but despite him becoming just as famous through her, he believes he doesn't owe her that much," a source told The New York Post. "[Moore] has had enough."

Kutcher, who reportedly earned $24 million in 2012 from the CBS sitcom "Two and a Half Men," was accused of engaging in an extramarital affair with another woman which prompted his separation from Moore.

Moore, who initiated the split after seven years of marriage, is said to be eager to receive a divorce payout that is similar to the one she received from her ex-husband Bruce Willis, according to TMZ.com. Moore and Willis, who share three daughters, never disclosed the details of their divorce, although Moore is believed to have received a large sum.

"Demi had hoped to negotiate a financial settlement quietly and then file paperwork afterwards to show the matter had been settled," a source told The Post's PageSix. "Demi was asking for so much money, and [the negotiation] was dragging on so long, that Kutcher got fed up and filed papers, which means their divorce negotiations will become more public."

The pair does not share any children and while Moore is said to be worth far more than the actor, she reportedly believes that she is still entitled to some of his fortune.

 

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